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Creamy Black Bean Taquito Meal Prep

Creamy Black Bean Taquito Meal Prep

As usual I let the leftover ingredients in my fridge and pantry dictate what my next recipes would be. I had some leftover corn tortillas from my Green Chile Migas, an extra can of black beans in my pantry, and some leftover cream cheese. What does...
Category recipes2017-09-25 16:09:28
Green Chile Migas

Green Chile Migas

Y’all know I love eggs. And a while back I discovered that I really like green chiles with eggs. So today I made this Green Chile Migas, which is basically a scrambled egg dish with crispy tortillas, cheese, and some other goodies mixed in....
Category recipes2017-09-24 16:08:53
Cinnamon Pita Crisps

Cinnamon Pita Crisps

Would you believe it if I told you that this recipe for Cinnamon Pita Crisps started out as a kale salad" ? Yeah, I’m serious. I made a kale salad the other day and wanted some sort of crouton like element so I made some plain salt pita...
Category recipes2017-09-22 16:06:52
Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Two weeks ago we had a cold spell and I was all like, “I’M READY FOR PUMPKIN!” I bought mini pumpkins to decorate my kitchen, I bought some fall scented candles, and watched pumpkin everything blow up on social media. Fast forward...
Category recipes2017-09-21 16:12:31
Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep

Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep

Okay, I’m back to comfort food this week with these Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep. It’s a classic pasta dish that I paired with Homemade Garlic Bread. I had planned on making it an even more well rounded meal by adding a side of...
Category recipes2017-09-18 16:08:27
Peanut Butter Brownie Baked Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Brownie Baked Oatmeal

It’s been fooooorever since I’ve made baked oatmeal! Since last fall’s Sweet Potato Casserole version, I believe. Anyway, I’ve been craving that peanut butter and chocolate lately, so instead of making a full blown dessert, I...
Category recipes2017-09-17 16:08:31
Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta

This recipe is totally out of season, but when I see asparagus on sale I have to just go for it. It’s usually so expensive that it stays on my “no” list, but I splurged a bit today when I saw asparagus on sale for $1.99/lb. I...
Category recipes2017-09-15 16:08:16
Curry Chicken Salad Meal Prep

Curry Chicken Salad Meal Prep

Hey guys! Time for Sunday meal prep again! This week I wanted to prepare a lunch that didn’t need reheating, so I thought it was a great time to revisit one of my favorite old recipes, Curry Chicken Salad. For the Curry Chicken Salad Meal Prep...
Category recipes2017-09-11 16:10:20
Creamy Garlic Mushroom Soup

Creamy Garlic Mushroom Soup

I’m already experiencing temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s here in Nashville and it’s got me in FULL BLOWN fall-mode. I’m ready for cozy sweaters, campfires, and SOUP. Creamy mushroom soup has been on my “to...
Category recipes2017-09-10 16:10:25
Pesto Pizza Rolls

Pesto Pizza Rolls

I was taking stock of my fridge the other day and noticed a half jar of pesto that I bought a couple weeks ago at Aldi. I didn’t want that pesto to go to waste, so today I whipped up these fun Pesto Pizza Rolls. They are a great appetizer or...
Category recipes2017-09-07 16:09:50
Garden Vegetable Turkey Loaf Meal Prep

Garden Vegetable Turkey Loaf Meal Prep

Okay guys, I thought I’d do something a little more all-American, comfort food style for this week’s meal prep. This Garden Vegetable Turkey Loaf Meal prep contains my veggie-packed Mini Garden Vegetable Turkey Loaves, my new favorite...
Category recipes2017-09-04 16:09:04
Easy Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Easy Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Hey guys, I’ve got a “cheat” recipes for you today. This Easy Cheesy Broccoli rice is what I make when I’m too impatient to make a full blown Broccoli Cheddar Casserole. This is what I make when I need food like,  yesterday....
Category recipes2017-09-03 16:11:18
Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

I got a really strong craving for my One Pan Roasted Kielbasa and Cabbage Dinner the other day, but instead of making it the exact same way, I decided to change it up and make a fast skillet version (oh, and low-carb, too!). This super easy and...
Category recipes2017-08-31 16:10:37
White Chicken Chili Meal Prep

White Chicken Chili Meal Prep

Hey guys! It’s Sunday and you know what that means?I’m sharing my meal prep combo for the week! That’s 2-3 Budget Bytes recipes that I’ve combined to create four pre-pack meals to eat over the next few days. This week’s...
Category recipes2017-08-28 16:10:32
Golden Chai

Golden Chai

Have you guys heard of golden milk or turmeric tea" It was the hottest food trend last year, picking up where chai left off years ago. It’s an earthy, slightly savory spiced milk drink full of vibrantly colored turmeric. I’ve made...
Category recipes2017-08-27 16:09:16
Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet

Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet

Earlier this week I had a total recipe fail and I was a bit discouraged since I haven’t had much time in the kitchen lately, but then I took a step back and realized I needed to get back to my roots. Simple recipes, with simple ingredients,...
Category recipes2017-08-25 16:10:13
Curried Chickpeas Meal Prep

Curried Chickpeas Meal Prep

Hi! Guys, I’m seriously so excited to be back in the kitchen. It feels sooooo good. I’m still trying to find the “good light” in my new house for food photos, but we’ll figure it out. That won’t stop me from...
Category recipes2017-08-21 16:10:31
Smoky Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Smoky Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Hi guys! I’m back (finally)! I didn’t expect to take so much time off of work, but as with any relocation, things didn’t go quite as planned. :) But we’re mostly settled into our new home in Nashville, and if you follow me on...
Category recipes2017-08-18 16:09:29
Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken Meal Prep

Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken Meal Prep

Welcome back! Okay, I thought last week’s meal prep was the last I was going to cook in my kitchen before moving, but I was wrong. Mid-week I decided to use up the last four chicken thighs in my freezer to make these Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed...
Category recipes2017-08-07 16:06:15
Portobello Fajita Meal Prep

Portobello Fajita Meal Prep

OMG you guys, I think I may have just cooked for the last time in my kitchen. ? If you haven’t heard, we’re about to move from New Orleans to Nashville and later this week I’ll begin packing up my kitchen. New recipes have been...
Category recipes2017-07-31 16:08:00
Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta

Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta

Stress eating, what" Who, me" Noooo, never. Okay, maybe. As the countdown to my move out of state begins and everything seems to be going haywire, I find myself needing a little comfort food. My usual go-to comfort food is pasta with...
Category recipes2017-07-27 16:06:34
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